BA 1968, Speech
Chairman of the Advisory Board and Senior Consultant, Farmer, Lumpe + McClelland
(FLM) Advertising Agency
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ted was instrumental in the founding of FLM as an integrated, technology-focused, marketing communications agency built upon Wide Open Thinking™ serving clients dedicated to the business and life of rural America. FLM has offices in Washington, DC, Minneapolis, MN and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.
Prior to joining FLM, Priebe led the Strategic Branding and Communications Practice at Adayana, Inc., a 400-person consulting firm specializing in serving agribusiness, government, automotive and health care vertical markets.
Earlier in his career, Priebe was President/Partner of highly successful Miller Meester Advertising in Minneapolis which grew to be the country’s largest agricultural advertising agency and also was an original founder and CEO of Meyocks & Priebe Advertising, an integrated marketing communications agency serving the food and agricultural industries with offices in Des Moines, Minneapolis, Madison and Chicago. At these agencies, Priebe spearheaded award-winning and results-producing campaigns for such organizations as John Deere, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Bayer, Sears Financial, Farm Credit, American Cyanamid, Multifoods, Hy-Vee Food Stores, Tom Thumb Convenience Stores, Abbott Labs, Farm Bureau Insurance and Delta Dental.
Ted’s loyalty to and support of Purdue over the years has included serving on the College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Advisory Committee, Purdue Old Masters 2002;Fundraising Steering Committee for Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts; and President of the Purdue Alumni Association. In addition he is a Past National President of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity and has been inducted into that fraternity’s Hall of Fame. He has served on community boards and is a recipient of numerous national commendations for his both his professional and volunteer work.